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Cary Towne Center

New Details in the Proposed Cary Towne Center Redevelopment

Cary, NC – The rezoning and redevelopment of Cary Towne Center comes before Town Council at the end of 2019. This week, the Planning and Zoning Board met to look over the proposal, as well as new conditions and the architectural design guidebook. Read more

Cary Regional Library

Cary Ranks in Top 10 Livable Cities, Down from Last Year’s Ranking

Cary, NC – In a study of mid-sized municipalities, Cary has come in seventh of all these towns and cities nationwide. However, while Cary still made the top 10, it dropped several places from its 2018 ranking. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Quarterly Meeting, VFW Anniversary and More

Cary, NC – This week was busy and included an event to start the holiday season.

Monday – Podcast Interview

Monday I met with the town manager for our weekly one-on-one. We spent most of our time talking about the upcoming quarterly meeting. We also spent time talking about future parks.

Monday evening I recorded a podcast with the “Guys who do stuff” group. We had a great interview about how I became involved in government and the challenges we faced and are expecting to face. You can hear the entire interview at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EQv1cTbovZo.

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David Price

Rep. David Price Talks Healthcare, Chair on House Subcommittee at Morrisville Town Hall

Cary, NC – United States Representative David Price (D-NC 4) spoke at Morrisville’s recent town hall, taking questions on healthcare expenses and topics related to affordable housing and transportation, all while the current presidential impeachment proceedings loomed in the discussion. Read more

Election

Morrisville Election Results: Change to Town Council and Vacancy Filled

Morrisville, NC – The 2019 Morrisville municipal election saw two changes to its Town Council, as a vacant seat was filled and a new candidate defeated a two-term incumbent to take the seat. Read more

Cary Regional Library

Photos: Cary Regional Library Grand Opening

Cary, NC – On Sunday, November 3, 2019, the Cary Regional Library had its ribbon-cutting ceremony, officially opening the new library up to the community. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary’s New Library, Cary Band Day and More

Cary, NC – This week was mostly ceremonial since several meetings were cancelled.

Monday – School Robotics

Monday I met with the First Lego League Robotics team about issues related to the environment. They created a plan and a model for Carpenter Park to include items like solar power, rain barrels for water, and trees to shade for play structures. It is so very encouraging to have youth at this age focusing on ideas that will make their community better. This type of engagement is what makes our community great. Thanks to the youth for visiting and sharing their ideas. They plan to meet with our Parks Director next.

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Economic Growth Steady According to Ted Abernathy at Cary Chamber

Cary, NC – At the Cary Chamber of Commerce’s annual economic update on Wednesday, October 30,  Economist Ted Abernathy stated thatCary’s economy is still progressing well despite news that jobs that drive an economy are fading in Wake County and around the state. Read more

Downtown Cary

Details on Academy Park Cary and More Downtown Developments

Cary, NC – Cary is set to see several major projects in the coming years, as a recent Town of Cary work session detailed the Academy Park Cary site to wrap Cary Regional Library and the Northwoods Associates project adjacent to First Baptist Church. Read more

Cary Mayor

Harold’s Blog: Cary Regional Library, Downtown Developments and More

Cary, NC – This was the first week back after arthroscopic surgery and it was a busy one. Regarding the surgery, it went well and I am now in rehab mode.

Monday – Wake Mayors Meeting

Monday I attempted to contact council members about questions or concerns they may have had on the agenda for Thursday’s regularly scheduled agenda. Most of the comments were on the Davis Drive public hearing where council members expressed concern over lack of specificity. Later in the day I met with key staff members and the Mayor Pro-Tem to go over the agenda. At that time, we believed the meeting would be straight forward without many public comments. Read more